Eric Avery Obituary

Eric Avery

AVERY, Eric – Passed peacefully away on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital with his family by his side, following a brief illness, Eric Avery, age 73 years. Predeceased by his parents, Chesley and Clara; brother, Clarence (Beckie); sisters: Millie Avery and Marilyn Randell; brother-in-law, Carl Way; and sister-in-law, Irene Way. Leaving to mourn with beautiful memories, his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Sonia (nee Way); daughter, Kerry Hobden, son-in-law, Doug and granddaughter, Amelia; son, Tony, partner Stacey Burgess and grandsons, Jacob and Joshua; son, Adam, daughter-in-law, Angela, grandson William and granddaughter Isabell. Also leaving to mourn, brothers-in-law: Terry Way (partner, Sheila)(NB), Ron Randell; step brother-in-law: Baxter Vincent (Violet); sister-in-law, Julie Way; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends – including life-long friends Gordon and Marilyn Ford. A retiree from the NL Telephone Company, Eric was a volunteer with the Bell Aliant Pioneers, and a long-time volunteer with VOWR Radio Station. Due to COVID-19, a Memorial Celebration of Eric’s life will take place at Wesley United Church at a later date. On Monday, October 19, 2020 at 4:15 p.m. please join the family for a prayer service and tribute for Eric via live stream. Please visit www.barretts.ca and follow the link provided. As expressions of sympathy, donations in Eric’s memory may be made to VOWR. To view the online memorial tributes or leave a message of condolence, please visit www.barretts.ca.
December 26, 1946 - October 15, 202012/26/194610/15/2020
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AVERY, Eric – Passed peacefully away on Thursday, October 15th, 2020 at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital with his family by his side, following a brief illness, Eric Avery, age 73 years. Predeceased by his parents, Chesley and Clara; brother, Clarence (Beckie); sisters: Millie Avery and Marilyn Randell; brother-in-law, Carl Way; and sister-in-law, Irene Way. Leaving to mourn with beautiful memories, his loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Sonia (nee Way); daughter, Kerry Hobden, son-in-law, Doug...

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Oct
19
Service
Monday, October 19 2020
04:15 PM - 06:15 PM
Barrett's Funeral Home Chapel - Mt. Pearl
73 Commonwealth Ave
Mt. Pearl, NL A1W 1W7
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Family prayer service and tribute